Category Archives: News

31 Mar
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: TNDP Chair Mancini Statment on Harwell, NRA & Guns in Parks

Nashville, Tenn. (March 31, 2015) — Yesterday, the Tennessee state house passed a bill allowing guns in parks, including those where little league and other youth sports are being played. After allowing no debate on the bill, Republican House Speaker ...

25 Mar
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Good News, Insure Tennessee & Equal Pay

GOOD NEWS ABOUT INSURE TENNESSEE! A resolution sponsored by Democratic Senator Jeff Yarbro (D-Nashville) Nashville to revive Insure Tennessee passed a Senate subcommittee yesterday. There’s still a long way to go to extend health coverage to 280,000 hardworking Tennesseans, but Democrats ...

19 Mar
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TN House & Senate Dems Working Hard for All Tennesseans

As the legislative session continues to move forward, I wanted to share with you some of the ways that our Tennessee Democratic legislators are working hard to create opportunities for all Tennesseans: Rep. Darren Jernigan (D-Nashville) and Sen. Sara Kyle ...

16 Mar
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Opportunism vs. Opportunity for All

Last week I told you about Tennessee’s Republican legislators and their lack of concern for hardworking Tennesseans. You may be surprised to hear that since then, Republicans have admitted to the world that they are a very self-serving bunch. Last week, ...

11 Mar
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Republican Bill Sanderson Fights for Republican Bill Sanderson

  Chooses to serve himself instead of the Tennesseans that elected him. Nashville, Tenn. (March 23, 2015) — In what can only be described as a very good week for him, Rep. Bill Sanderson (R-Kenton) passed two bills out of ...

11 Mar
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Us vs. Them

For Tennessee’s Republican legislators, it’s business as usual on Capitol Hill. Instead of tending to the people’s business, they’re serving only themselves and their radical beliefs without a care for the destruction they heap upon children, families, and communities. Here’s what ...

09 Feb
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Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey Rigged Committee with “Death Squad” To Kill Insure Tennessee

In an overt snub to Governor Bill Haslam, Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey stacked the State Senate’s Health and Welfare Committee with “no” votes to kill Insure Tennessee, the Governor’s proposed health care plan. Rather than working with his own party’s ...

05 Feb
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A Failure of Leadership

Yesterday was a truly a low point in our state’s history. With one vote in a senate committee, seven Republican senators made a decision to shut the door to critical healthcare for over a quarter of a million hard working ...

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